Monthly Archives: March 2017

Another Revision to West Virginia’s Above Ground Storage Tank Act

Years after the West Virginia Above Ground Storage Act was signed into law, the West Virginia legislature is again looking at changing the number of storage tanks that must comply with the law. In reaction to chemicals leaking from an API 650 tank into the local Charleston waterways, the Act imposed a registration and certification… Read more »

Draining API 650 Storage Tanks of Oil

As expected, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC countries reached an agreement in 2016 to cut the production of crude oil to increase prices. This cut has ended the super contango in the oil market, and API 650 tanks are starting to be emptied to put the oil on the… Read more »